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Enjoy His Bounty

In the last week we have been seeing a multitude of posts about harvesting vegetables from gardens. And, Pam and I are among those so lucky. Each day we are eating fresh tomatoes (3 kinds), zucchini, yellow squash, onions, jalapeno peppers, sweet peppers, cucumbers (3 types), green

Enjoy His Bounty2020-06-24T22:29:28+00:00

Micah 6:8

In the midst of this ongoing pandemic, our nation is in the grips of an even greater issue. As I continue to try to understand and move forward from the death of George Floyd and all the questions that surround it, the looming question that will not

Micah 6:82020-06-09T21:12:38+00:00

Pray for ALL

Last night as I sat quietly thinking about the day and all that God has put before each of us to accomplish, I prayed for those I know are in need of healing and comfort. And, then I remembered a verse that I studied intently in seminary

Pray for ALL2020-06-01T15:18:14+00:00

Thursday Thoughts

Today marks the 62nd day since we have been socially engaged together in one space with friends. And as I read the reports, watch the news, and try to interpret guidelines coming down from church leaders on high, I have an uncomfortable fear that this is far

Thursday Thoughts2020-05-17T13:36:23+00:00


So, for those who do not know this individual, he is Dickie Gossett, and he has given me permission to use his picture.  Dickie is 84 years old and is the epitome of contentment.  Especially during these times, we must strive to be content not complacent.  When


God Speaks

We serve an awesome God, and He will always guide your steps if you let Him. I woke up at 3:00 AM this morning with these words that would not leave me: Sometimes the answers to life's most complicated, complex questions come from the most unexpected places.

God Speaks2020-04-23T16:06:47+00:00

Our Daily Battle

Our Daily Battle...... In Matthew 4: 9 Satan says "All this I will give you, if you bow down and worship me." Every day you are faced with the temptation of power whether in a family situation, a relationship with a friend, through school, or at work.

Our Daily Battle2020-04-22T14:37:49+00:00

Holy Week

Holy Week….. What does that mean to you, if anything? If you are a Christian it should mean everything. This is the week that changed your life forever, literally. This is the week that Jesus, in His humble glory, walked undeterred to the cross so that you

Holy Week2020-04-06T13:52:10+00:00

Be Still

Sleepless nights create the time for us to think about why things happen in life. In our solitude and surrounded by the quiet of darkness, we are forced to acknowledge that there are times in life when the whole foundation of our lives have been rocked. Too

Be Still2020-04-01T16:24:14+00:00

Trust His Word

We all know that we continue to face times and situations like most of us have never seen. The announcement last night that the “stay at home” recommendation will remain in place until the end of April was disheartening in so many ways. We are a nation

Trust His Word2020-03-30T17:38:30+00:00